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Shell lifts first crude cargo from Libya in 5 years

Royal Dutch Shell has lifted a cargo of 600,000 barrels of crude oil from Libya's Zueitina port, its first from the war-torn north African country in 5 years, two industry sources told Reuters on Saturday.

Tunisia: Fishermen prevent ship from docking

Tunisian fishermen have prevented a ship carrying European far-right activists from docking, dealing a blow to their mission to disrupt the flow of migrant boats from Africa to Europe.

Libya’s UN-backed PM calls for vote on constitution

Libya's UN-backed prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj called on Monday for a referendum on a draft constitution approved over the weekend following years of wrangling in the war-torn country. Libya had no constitution throughout the four-decade…

Italy backs naval support for Libya to fight trafficking

Italy on Friday approved sending Italian naval units to help the Libyan coast guard combat migrant trafficking following a request by the North African nation. The measure is part of efforts to reduce the hundreds of thousands of migrants…

Over 80 Ghanaians deported from Libya

Over eight Ghanaians have been deported from Libya back home. The Ghanaians according to local media Starr FM were residing illegally in the North African country. The deportees arrived at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana’s capital…

Over 200 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

No fewer than 262 more Nigerians were repatriated from Libya on Wednesday with the help of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees…